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Abuse of Power by the SQ: The AFNQL Calls for an Independent Inquiry

Wendake, October 23, 2015 – Following the disturbing revelations from the program "Enquête", on cases of abuse of power and violence against Aboriginal women from the Sûreté du Québec, the Assembly of First Nations Quebec-Labrador (AFNQL) does not accept the response from the Government of Quebec that wants us to believe that a simple internal investigation will shed light on very serious allegations against its provincial police force. With denunciations pointing to a two-tiered application of law and justice, the AFNQL demands that the Government of Quebec establish an independent inquiry with the necessary credibility for the victims and Aboriginal leaders. The AFNQL is also shocked to learn that the officers in question are still in service today.

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